From soaking up the sun on idyllic shorelines to venturing into the desert on a thrilling expedition, there’s much to look forward to on a visit to Doha. Here are some of the adventures that await.
Spend Time at the Beach
For laid-back relaxation, nothing beats chilling-out on the shore and enjoying fun in the sand and surf be it at budget or luxury hotels in Doha. While staying at a private island resort offers sublime seclusion on the sand, the beaches of Katara and Al Wakrah are worth visits too.
Take Part in Water Sports
If you are in need of some active pursuits, there are plenty of water sports in Doha to enjoy as well. Banana boating is a family favourite, while kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and wakeboarding are also popular. Properties the likes of Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara even offer diving excursions, perfect for exploring reefs and shipwrecks.
Explore the Souq Waqif
One of the most well-known attractions in Doha, the Souq Waqif offers fascinating insights into what a traditional marketplace or “souk” is like. Here, you will find shops selling all manner of items be it handicrafts, perfumes, souvenirs or spices, while dining options, art galleries and cultural shows lend to its charm.
Experience Desert Safaris
Providing plenty of thrills, a desert safari includes dune bashing that involves being taken on an exciting ride along sand dunes on a 4×4 vehicle. As part of your excursion, you can look to enjoy additional experiences like camel rides and dining inside Bedouins tents as well.